Dalgo is an open-source data platform which tackles ingestion, storage and transformation and can be used by NGOs to drive actionable insights.
Automated data pipeline platform for NGOs
This platform was created to address the challenges we saw in the Indian NGO ecosystem caused by disconnected data sources. It aims to assist NGOs in utilising their data in a smarter way, enabling them to gain better, deeper, and more impactful insights.
The Dalgo platform is composed of open-source software elements to tackle data ingestion, storage, transformation and visualisation. It mirrors a modern data stack found in the private sector, while specialising in integration tools and is tailored to the needs and goals of the development sector.
Dalgo leverages the power of data to optimise processes and program operations. The platform replicates data from multiple tools used by the social impact space – tools like CommCare, SurveyCTO, Glific, Avni, and Google Sheets – as part of a data integration pipeline which provides maximum uptime as well as high visibility into operational issues. Using top-of-the-line open source packages for transformations and visualisations, Dalgo aims to satisfy the analysis and visualisation needs of most NGOs.
Last week was fun – a lot of people were in town! It started Tuesday afternoon with my meeting Vinod on 100 ft Road in Indiranagar for a very-early-in-the-day beer next to his hotel while we waited for Erica and Lobo to get in from Delhi. Eventually we figured out that they were booked at…
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